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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center’s youth classes and programs are great for kids that love to learn about nature and the outdoors. Our environmental education programs range from formal classes to summer camps and informal weekly “nature play” programs.

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April 2019

Sprouts

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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May 2019

Milkweed Madness (NEW!)

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Monarch butterfly

Monarchs! These winged beauties migrate twice a year between Mexico and Canada and are facing great challenges. Drop in and learn what you can do to help.

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Class: Native Plants to Dye For – NEW!

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45

Celebrate the season of spectacular colors with your own plant-dyed fabrics!

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Writing From a Bug’s-eye view

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$10 – $12
Children playing in Dinosaur Creek

Kids are natural storytellers when it comes to imagination and perspective. In this nature writing workshop, get down low to learn what only bugs know! We'll make our way through the gardens on an imaginative storytelling adventure for grades 2-4. Register $10 per child $12 per adult includes admission Members receive a discount on registration. Learn more about membership here.

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June 2019

Camp Wildflower

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Landscape design class during Camp Wildflower

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, botanists, horticulturists, citizen scientists and ecologists as they explore native plants and the environment.

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Nature Nights: Arachnids & Insects

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Nature Nights: Geology, Fossils & Caves

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Family Caving, PHOTO Tanya Zastrow

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Nature Nights: Life on the Prairie

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Wildflowers in the Savanna Meadow

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Nature Nights: Birds of Prey & Reptiles

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Athena the owl

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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